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Chernobyl Strawberries

Vesna Goldsworthy


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Exceptional. If there has been a more honest, calm, and profoundly moving memoir written in the last few years, then I've missed it.--Times Literary Supplement

How would you make sense of your life if you thought it might end tomorrow? In this captivating and best-selling memoir, Vesna Goldsworthy tells the story of herself, her family, and her early life in her lost country. There follows marriage, a move to England, and a successful media and academic career, then a cancer diagnosis and its unresolved consequences. A profoundly moving, comic, and original account by a stunning literary talent.

Wilmington Square Books, 9781908524478, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2015

About the Author

Vesna Goldsworthy: Born in Belgrade in 1961, Vesna Goldsworthy left Yugoslavia in 1986 to marry a British diplomat. She has worked in Britain for the BBC, in publishing, and in academia. She is currently Professor of English and Director of the Institute of Suburban Studies at Kingston University. Her first novel will be published internationally (in the US by Random House) in 2015.